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Petalomonas poosilla J.Larsen & D.J.Patterson 1990

Publication details
Petalomonas poosilla J.Larsen & D.J.Patterson 1990

Published in: Larsen, J. & Patterson, D.J. (1990). Some flagellates (Protista) from tropical marine sediments. Journal of Natural History 24: 801-937, 61 figs.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Petalomonas is Petalomonas abscissa (Dujardin) F.Stein.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Petalomonas pusilla Skuja

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a terrestrial species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Bérard-Therriault, L., Poulin, M. & Bossé, L. (1999). Guide d'identification du phytoplancton marin de l'estuaire et du Golfe du Saint-Laurent incluant également certains protozoaires. Publication Spéciale Canadienne des Sciences Halieutiques et Aquatiques 128: 1-387.

Key references
Al-Qassab, S., Lee, W.J., Murray, S., Simpson, A.G.B. & Patterson, D.J. (2002). Flagellates from stromatolites and surrounding sediments in Shark Bay, Western Australia. Acta Protozoologica 41: 91-144, 20 figs.

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